Yellowstone Stories

Someday we’ll return and really do Yellowstone. This time, the most important member of our expedition, the Intrepid Lucy, was limited. The National Park System is not dog friendly. So, if she couldn’t do it, neither did we. No trails. No boardwalks. No visitor centers. No museums. We still had a fine time. We made adjustments. We took turns; while one of us explored a geologic feature, the other stayed in the car with Lucy. It was the only solution … Continue reading

Le Voyage Extraordinaire!

Great literature is stacked with tales of quests, journeys, pilgrimages and voyages. From “Jason & the Argonauts” to “The Canterbury Tales” to “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” to “Around the World in Eighty Days” to “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” to “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas,” these stories are, boiled down to their essence, about the same thing: Road Trip! Characters are taken out of their familiar surroundings and given a purpose — destroy the One Ring; find the … Continue reading